Hardcopy Hardcopy

How to uninstall Hardcopy from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Hardcopy for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Check out here where you can find out more on Usually the Hardcopy program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall Hardcopy by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line SwSetupu. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. hardcopy.exe is the Hardcopy's primary executable file and it takes approximately 3.56 MB (3732472 bytes) on disk.

Hardcopy contains of the executables below. They take 8.78 MB (9207472 bytes) on disk.

  • hardcopy.exe (3.56 MB)
  • hardcopyUAC.exe (3.56 MB)
  • hcdll2_ex_Win32.exe (36.56 KB)
  • hcdll2_ex_x64.exe (43.56 KB)
  • hcSendMapi.exe (1.55 MB)
  • HcSendToFtp.exe (40.00 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2013.06.27 of Hardcopy. For more Hardcopy versions please click below: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Hardcopy:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy

The files below were left behind on your disk by Hardcopy when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWCODC32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWDCXC32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWDENC32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWRESX32.DLL

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\sw4you\Hardcopy

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\shell\print\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\shell\printto\command\

How to remove Hardcopy from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hardcopy is a program offered by the software company Frequently, users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK procedure to uninstall Hardcopy is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Hardcopy or simply activate the Search field and type in "Hardcopy". The Hardcopy application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Hardcopy in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Hardcopy, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Hardcopy.
Uninstall Hardcopy

8. After removing Hardcopy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Hardcopy which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Hardcopy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Hardcopy by from your PC, nor are we saying that Hardcopy by is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Hardcopy in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-29 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-28 21:16:08.813